Feminist Film

Once a month International Women Space invites to you to get together, watch films about and/or by women and discuss them afterwards…

  • Feminist Film Nights – In the Time of the Butterflies – The Mirabal Sisters – 6.3.2016 - Once a month IWS invites to you to get together, watch films about and/or by women and discuss them afterwards… Our next film is about the Mirabal sisters: In the Time of the Butterflies Three sisters; Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa Mirabal, were murdered on the 25th November 1960 on the orders of the President of…
  • Feminist Film Nights: Mama Africa – Miriam Makeba 7.2.16 - International Women Space is starting a feminist film series. We want to get together once a month to watch films about and/or by women and discuss them together afterwards. The first screening will be of the documentary “Mama Africa” about Miriam Makeba, a South African singer and anti-apartheid fighter. The film is in English with German…


FEMINIST FILM

In the Time of the Butterflies

This film is about three sisters; Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa Mirabal, who were murdered on the 25th November 1960 on the orders of the President of the Dominican Republic, Rafael Trujillo Molina (El Jefe). They were leading figures in a movement to bring democracy to the country. In memory of the Mirabal sisters, the UN designated the 25th November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in 1999.


 

Mama Africa

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 9 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer and civil rights activist who a campaigned against the South African system of apartheid.